EDGE OF TOMORROW Director Doug Liman Being Courted For GAMBIT

Reports are coming in that the Gambit actor Channing Tatum is keen on Bourne Identity and Edge Of Tomorrow director Doug Liman to helm the X-Men spinoff.


Gambit hasn't had a very easy time of it so far, and the most recent blow to the production saw its director Rupert Wyatt (Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes) walk - allegedly due to clashes with the studio over the direction he wanted to take the story. Well their luck may be about to change if star and producer Channing Tatum has his way.

Deadline reports that "recent Hollywood chatter has Doug Liman on an inside track to direct Channing Tatum in Gambit," with The Wrap's Jeff Sneider chiming in with the Tweet below.



Obviously that doesn't mean he'll take the gig, but you never know. Liman's sci-fi action flick Edge Of Tomorrow was very popular indeed, so there's likely a lot of you CBMers that hope he signs on to bring the Ragin' Cajun to the screen for his first solo movie outing.

Gambit will also star Lea Seydoux and is currently scheduled to be released on October 7, 2016. Updates as we get 'em.
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